Super Mario Run jumps onto iOS devices on December 15th

iOS_Super Mario Run_illustration_02[Update: There’s a new trailer too!]

Nintendo’s very first mobile Mario is title is just about done and should be running and jumping onto iOS devices by December 15th, 2016. An Android version is in the works too, but Apple and Nintendo apparently worked out some timed exclusivity deal for now.

Anyway, Super Mario Run will be free to download and will offer a handful of content and modes, but those looking to get the full, unlimited experience will need to spend $9.99 to unlock it. Those who can;t wait can pre-register for the game right here at the official site.

There’s a trailer too!

Introduction to Super Mario Run:

Introduction to Super Mario Run

Check out the announcement below.

The first-ever mobile game featuring the most iconic video game hero of all time goes on sale for iPhone and iPad on Dec. 15 in United States time zones. Super Mario Run can be downloaded from the App Store at no cost, and players can try elements of the game’s three modes for free. Once the game has been downloaded, a one-time payment of $9.99 (United States price) will grant unlimited access to each of the three modes in this release.

“The wait is almost over for a Super Mario game that can be played on mobile devices,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Developed under the direction of Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto, Super Mario Run brings a new take on the series’ beloved action-platforming gameplay to iPhone and iPad for the first time.”

Super Mario Run is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices running iOS 8.0 or later. Starting on Dec. 15, the game will launch in 151 countries and regions. Super Mario Run supports English, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Russian and traditional Chinese language options.

Super Mario Run is the first Super Mario Bros. game developed specifically for mobile devices. In the game, Mario runs forward on his own, but relies on the tap of a single finger to jump over obstacles, avoid enemies, pull off stylish moves, collect coins and reach the flagpole to complete courses.

For more information about Super Mario Run or to pre-register for the game, visit